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06-24-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Nigel.W

I've been using silicone fluid for for the last...

I've been using silicone fluid for for the last thirty five years in my S Type and listed it on insurance forms with various companies under modifications and not one of them has ever questioned it...
11-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By sov211

That would be good - but a much better use of...

That would be good - but a much better use of your drive down to Victoria would be for Jaguars on the Island in July...it is the largest Jaguar Show in North America every year!
07-25-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,378
Posted By Jose

ok got it George, in my mind I instantly saw...

ok got it George, in my mind I instantly saw Norwegian blondes advertising a 1959 Opel on ice...
07-15-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By lickahotskillet

Pulling ummbricks leg.

Pulling ummbricks leg.
07-05-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By Jose

forget Rust Oleum. the best hammered spray paint...

forget Rust Oleum. the best hammered spray paint is made by HAMMERITE. Search for it online.

video: https://youtu.be/ij6-OH_ACAc
07-04-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By George Camp

Jeff are you painting with a brush (I have tried...

Jeff are you painting with a brush (I have tried that and it does not work) or using a spray can? Spray cans do a great job but it does dry fast!
06-30-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By wearlej

Maybe he was on Work experience and they let him...

Maybe he was on Work experience and they let him design it... ;-P
06-16-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,378
Posted By TilleyJon

It's not so difficult Jose, the buffing wheel...

It's not so difficult Jose, the buffing wheel always goes down and away as it rotates, so very little chance of hitting you in the face. It could hit the floor, so try to avoid edges pointing up in...
06-11-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,129
Posted By TilleyJon

On Sleddy's 340 there are 2 wires which both...

On Sleddy's 340 there are 2 wires which both appear black ! one then goes to the brake fluid sender, I did not trace the second wire.


The 3rd pic shows the foglight connections, these were added...
06-04-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,063
Posted By TilleyJon

All spot on Jeff.

All spot on Jeff.
05-01-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jose

I'm thinking about it, reliability to me is more...

I'm thinking about it, reliability to me is more important than 1960's originality when it comes to things like this.

the darned bowl is a pain in the behind, pretty, but obsolete.
05-01-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jose

since these filtering gizmos (the ones with the...

since these filtering gizmos (the ones with the glass bowl), are such a pain every way you look at it, couldn't we eliminate it and the two banjo adapters and install a XJ-6 Bosch filter in its place?
05-01-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By George Camp

While the paper filters were not supplied by...

While the paper filters were not supplied by Jaguar they did supply a filter (still not sure what it was made of) via a tech bulletin in 1968. In the bulletin they offered that retrofit was permitted...
04-30-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By sov211

The paper filters that you often see in the glass...

The paper filters that you often see in the glass reservoir were never supplied by Jaguar, nor were any mesh filters visible within the reservoir itself AFIK - they just relied on having impurities...
04-30-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jose

my '65 has the brass mesh seal, no rubber seal....

my '65 has the brass mesh seal, no rubber seal. It's the same mesh filter used at the engine breather.

get a large thin brass washer at a hardware store and add the paper filter., or make your...
03-11-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 144,524
Posted By TilleyJon

Glad to be a memory jogger, let's face it that's...

Glad to be a memory jogger, let's face it that's the only jogging I'm likely to do !!!
07-10-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By gtjoey

The original set up stinks, the repro otter...

The original set up stinks, the repro otter switch stinks.
The whole set up, really never worked.
My 3.4 runs perfect.
Put a switch under the dash which I posted the entire set up about a year...
04-23-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,608
Posted By TilleyJon

I have to say I have wanted to say that too Jeff

I have to say I have wanted to say that too Jeff
04-21-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By TilleyJon

I may have said this before, but I would be very...

I may have said this before, but I would be very concerned if I needed to tell the machine shop what spec to grind any crank to.

The grinding of the crank must be matched to the bearing shells...
03-06-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 144,524
Posted By csbush

It is easy enough to use the heat-loc veneer...

It is easy enough to use the heat-loc veneer glue, and attach the veneer with an iron. A dashboard is particularly easy to do, and saves the trouble and cost of building a vacuum press unless it is...
02-08-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,330
Posted By Stoney85

I don't think it's survived

I don't think it's survived
02-04-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,330
Posted By scatcat

Definitely! If the engine turns over there's...

Definitely! If the engine turns over there's definitely $250 of value in them alone. The trick is to honestly appraise what's salvageable, & not be enticed to rebuild the Titanic!
01-05-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,571
Posted By gtjoey

Toggle switch for electric choke a must!

Well , I toyed with 3 thermostat sensors, all were a waist.
On my 1965 mark 2 with 41,000 original miles , I buckled for the toggle switch under the dash.
What a pleasure. It starts right up, runs...
11-14-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,155
Posted By TilleyJon

It is fuel pressure difference 1307 is 2.7psi and...

It is fuel pressure difference 1307 is 2.7psi and the 1308 is 3.7 psi, I think it is the 1308 that should be on the Jag, both have the same flow rate.
02-15-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,419
Posted By Jose

unfortunately I did have the same problem with...

unfortunately I did have the same problem with SNG when inquiring about the twin springs for the Brake Pedal in my 1965 S type, but to be fair, there is no documentation on the twin springs in the...
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